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Review: 'Hercules' needs better Dwayne Johnson

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:38
In Brett Ratner's adaptation of Steve Moore's 2008 graphic novel, "Hercules," as played by Dwayne Johnson, is a world-weary mercenary who allows others to believe — and perhaps embellish — his heroic tales. Travelling with a Magnificent Seven-style band of warriors who are lured by riches to defend the beleaguered kingdom of Lord Cotys (John Hurt), the mighty man is still haunted by nightmares of the three-headed Cerberus, and he mourns the murder of his wife and children — though there are those who whisper that he himself killed them.
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Your personal information just isn't safe

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:35
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Move over Hollywood! Louisiana is top for film production

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:20
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Review: 'Lucy' has no boundaries

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:18
Three years ago, director Luc Besson tried to do prestige, directing an Oscar-bait biopic about Burmese political dissident Aung San Suu Kyi titled "The Lady."
Categories: Entertainment News

ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb

CNN World - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:04
The site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.
Categories: International News

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:02
If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New York City Friday, you're not imagining things.

McCain: Ariz. execution was 'torture'

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:55
The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said. "The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection," McCain said.
Categories: National News

Stocks end week on sour note

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:42
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Mary Poppins won't work for minimum wage

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:32
You'd think magical powers would entitle Mary Poppins to more than $7.25 an hour.

Male model now a woman

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:27
As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look that saw him walking the runway in women's fashion shows.
Categories: Entertainment News

Adam West: Affleck will be a great Batman

CNN Entertainment - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:25
You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.
Categories: Entertainment News

Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock

Business News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:12
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Boomers Find Reason to Celebrate With Vacations

Lifestyles - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:33
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(NewsUSA) - Let's face it. For many people, getting older has less to do with chasing the almighty dollar, and more to do with enjoying special moments with friends and family.

Highlighting this point is new research by AARP showing that many of America's baby boomers are choosing to celebrate personal milestones such as anniversaries, birthdays or family reunions by traveling rather than throwing a party or buying or receiving a piece of jewelry or other item.

"Travel is the number-one aspirational activity for the boomer generation," says Sami Hassanyeh, AARP's chief digital officer, "We are seeing not just AARP members but also non-members who seem to prefer investing in a celebration vacation for their life's special moments."

Currently, there are 76 million baby boomers in the U.S., and AARP (travel.aarp.org) aims to help this generation and its family members plan a vacation, by taking away some of what can arguably be a stressful activity. Travelers can now go to AARP's travel website to find expert advice about activities, places to explore, travel tips and entertainment options, as well as how to stay within budget.

Not up for a lengthy stay away from home? How about a weekend getaway instead? One of the newest additions to the non-profit's travel website is a section that includes itineraries curated by the experts at Fodor's Travel. The collection recommends local escapes less than three hours from home, including where to eat, shop and stay, from popular locations including Denver, Washington D.C., and other places nationwide.

In addition, the website includes other tools and features that can help you with your planning, such as:

* Questions designed to deliver ideas and recommendations for destinations.

* A personal page that allows you to save and organize trip ideas, itineraries and related articles.

* Travel tips and online booking tools for hotels and rental cars through Expedia and Liberty Travel.

For more information about AARP's research on celebration vacations and trends, visit www.aarp.org/celebrationvacations. To plan a trip, visit, http://travel.aarp.org

Baseball manager's rectal exam

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:19
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
Categories: Health

Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:07
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
Categories: Health

Report: 4 journalists held in Tehran, 3 Americans

CNN World - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:58
Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post.
Categories: International News

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

Health - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:57
In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.
Categories: Health

What will shape Hong Kong?

CNN World - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:05
Tam Chi Tat has driven his bright red taxi for 20 years. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he calls himself not Chinese but a "Hong Konger." The distinction is very important to him.
Categories: International News

Pentagon: Russia set to arm rebels

CNN World - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:00
Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday, citing the latest U.S. intelligence.
Categories: International News
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